Friday, April 11, 2008

Cholesterol-Fighting Foods: Salmon

Omega-3 fatty acids- found in salmon and other cold-water fish- helps lower LDL, raise HDL, and lower triglycerides.

Salmon is also an excellent source of protein and is low in saturated fat. The American Heart Association recommends at east two servings of fish per week. Good substitutions are white albacore tuna, rainbow trout, anchovies, herring, sardines and mackerel.